Birth: John Winslow was born on April 16, 1597 in Droitwich,
Death: He died between March 12, 1673/4, and May 21, 1674,
in Boston. Both he and his wife are buried in King’s Chapel Burying
Ground in Boston.
Ship: Fortune, 1621
Life in England: John Winslow grew up in Droitwich,
Worcestershire with his parents, Edward and Magdalene (Oliver/Ollyver)
Winslow, one stepbrother, four brothers and two sisters. His father was a
Life in New England: Mary Chilton came to Plymouth with
her parents on the Mayflower in 1620. Her parents died the first
winter, and another family most likely raised her. John Winslow came
over in 1621. He was a freeman of Plymouth in 1633, and served 1652–1654
as a deputy to the general court.They moved to Boston in 1655 where he
was a merchant. Both of them left very detailed wills.
Family: John Winslow married Mary Chilton between 1623 and
May 22,1627, in Plymouth and had ten children. She died between July
31, 1676, and May 1, 1679, in Boston.
Children of John and Mary Winslow: